Between pity and violence: migrants in the European press

A showcase of a research project in progress on ‘The European Migration Crisis and the Media‘ in the LSE’s Department of Media and Communications.

The panel will look at the security/ humanitarianism nexus as this is shaped and represented in the European press’ response to the ‘migrant crisis’. With preliminary results collected through ongoing research on European press coverage of the ‘migrant crisis’ including some early findings of some of the textual and visual narratives that appear as dominant and/or marginal in the press of different European countries.

Time: 14:30 – 15:30
Venue: Alumni Theatre

  • Myria Georgiou (LSE)
  • Rafal Zaborowski (LSE)

Research Team:

  • Leah Selig Chauhan
  • Antonis Dimitriadis
  • Lisa Elkhoury
  • Afroditi Koulaxi
  • Sadichshha Pokharel
  • Pauline Vidal


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